Browsing: Godwin Obaseki

Before the September 21 gubernatorial election in Edo State, the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) inaugurated a 363-member campaign council on Friday. Governor Goodwin Obaseki criticized the disorganization of the Legacy Group, which is headed by the party vice chairman, South-South, Dan Orbih, and had declared that they would not collaborate with Obaseki.

Natives of the Illushi/Ozigono community of Esan South East Local government area of Edo State have kicked against the appointment of Fidelis Okowele as their traditional ruler. The indigenes alleged that Okowele hails from a neighbouring community, Oria, adding that he has no ancestral link or connection with them. A letter sent to Governor Godwin Obaseki, jointly […]

Eight former local government chairmen in Edo State, on Monday, returned to the All Progressives Congress after moving to the Peoples Democratic Party with Governor Godwin Obaseki in 2020. The returnees, John Akhigbe, former Etsako Central Local Government chairman; Dr Josie Ogedegbe, Igueben; Frank Ilaboya, Owan West; Andrew Osigwe, Owan East; Napoleon Agbama, Uhunmwonde; Scott […]

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has encouraged Christians nationwide to think about the importance of Good Friday by embracing the qualities of giving up something important, affection, acceptance and unselfishness. The governor expressed this in a statement on Friday, in memory of Good Friday. He mentioned, “I celebrate with our Christian brothers and sisters as we […]

A Federal High Court in Abuja has refused to grant an ex-parte motion filed by the Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu, seeking an interim order to stop the impeachment process by the state House of Assembly. In the motion labeled: FHC/ABJ/CS/321/2024, the state government; the state governor; the state House of Assembly; the […]

The Coalition of Registered Political Parties, Edo State chapter, has urged the state House of Assembly and Governor Godwin Obaseki to abandon the impeachment move against the deputy governor, Philip Shaibu. The body stated this in a statement by the Chairman, Samson Isibor, on Tuesday while responding to the order given by the assembly to […]

The Edo State Peoples Democratic Party Secretary, Hilary Otsu, mentioned that the lack of genuine reconciliation in the party could be why Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama is thinking about joining the All Progressives Congress. Ogbeide-Ihama, a two-time House of Representatives member under the PDP, was reportedly in line to become the running …

As part of efforts to cushion the effects of economic pains on the people, the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, launched the operation “Feed the Hungry Initiative” in the state on Friday with N1 billion. Obaseki said the present hunger and economic woes ravaging Nigeria are self-inflicted, adding that when he first raised the alarm […]